Salihi: Iraq is determined to have a fully sovereign state

  • 24-10-2020, 12:43
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    Baghdad - INA


     The President of the Republic, Dr. Barham Salih, congratulated the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations.

     According to a statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), President Salih indicated, in a letter sent to the Secretary-General, that the world today faces the threat of Covid 19 with all its health, economic and social repercussions.

     Dr. Barham Salih added that "the world is facing great challenges, the most prominent of which is terrorism," stressing "the need to continue the international effort to fight it and eliminate its sources of financing, by combating corruption as it is the political economy of violence and terrorism."

     He pointed out that "Iraq stands in support of the values ​​and principles that the United Nations holds in order to establish world peace, reduce tensions and prevent conflicts, and protect human rights, with the importance of overcoming the failures that accompanied the work of the organization, and emphasizing the pivotal role it plays in uniting the interests of its member states." 


     The President of the Republic affirmed that "Iraq is looking forward to continued international support to the Iraqi people in the face of challenges," pointing out that "the upcoming elections require ensuring their integrity and achieving the free will of the citizens away from fraud and manipulation."